Luo mulls release of some prisoners

Taipei Times
Date: May 01, 2015
By: Jason Pan  /  Staff reporter

Minister of Justice Luo Ying-shay (羅瑩雪) yesterday confirmed that the ministry and the Executive Yuan are assessing the prospect of a general sentence reduction for prisoners, but opposition legislators and other commentators said the idea was a mistake.

Luo said that the Executive Yuan has asked the ministry to examine the possibility of cutting jail time for prisoners, while minimizing the impact on society.     [FULL  STORY]

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